renewable sources of energy

Obama's Choices for Energy-Environment Signal New Direction

Obama's Choices for Energy-Environment Signal New Direction

CHICAGO, Illinois, December 15, 2008 (ENS) – “The team that I have assembled here today is uniquely suited to meet the great challenges of this defining moment,” President-elect Barack Obama said at a Chicago press conference today announcing his nominees for the top officials who will lead his administration on the intertwined sectors of energy…

Democratic Nominee Obama Vows to Defeat Climate Change

Democratic Nominee Obama Vows to Defeat Climate Change

DENVER, Colorado, August 29, 2008 (ENS) – Climate change has made Senator Barack Obama’s list of “threats of the 21st century” alongside terrorism and nuclear proliferation, poverty, genocide, and disease. Accepting the Democratic nomination for president Thursday night before 75,000 supporters at Denver’s Invesco Field, Obama said he would “build new partnerships” to defeat these…

Candy Manufacturer Converts Garbage Gas to Sweets

Candy Manufacturer Converts Garbage Gas to Sweets

DALLAS, Texas, May 18, 2008 (ENS) – The Mars Snackfood U.S. plant in Waco, Texas has started using landfill gas – methane – to cook some of the world’s best known chocolate snacks. The venture is expected to cut both the company’s energy costs and the release of climate warming greenhouse gases into the environment.…